It’s done! Remember the sad quilt that hubby bought me for my birthday? I took it apart and it has been requilted and bound. Here are a couple before shots to refresh your memory.
And here are a few when the quilting was done.
Time for a bath. Yuck! The batting and backing were brand new so all this yuck is from the top.
It took two plain water soaks, one with Restore and Dawn dish soap and a few more rinses, but, wow, what a difference!
I used unbleached muslin for the backing and Quilter’s Dream Request 100% cotton batting. I used a stencil available from Fun with Barb to mark the fans.
The binding is a vintage fabric from my great aunt’s stash. She would have been 101 this year!
It was rather dark and cloudy so my photos aren’t the best. I’m just glad I got some before the rain came!
I enjoyed many hours of quilting this beautiful top. It was a birthday gift that keeps on giving!
Have a great day!